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Obama Bowl (Glazed Hope)

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 | No Comments »

Shine Chisholm created this hope-themed glazed bowl: “Shepard Fairey’s work inspired me, like many other artists. I had recently begun experimenting by tracing with carbon paper to glaze a detailed image, and this project lent itself to that end very well. the piece is hand-thrown (by me) white stoneware fired to cone 10, glazed and fired to cone 6.” Nice work! More images inside.

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Loss of Hope

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 | 1 Comment »

It has only been a week since the inauguration and surely you are still feeling the groove of this new administration. Either way though, we can agree that this photo by Hot Meteor is a stunning and somber image of once proud Fairey posters.

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Hope gives you wings

Saturday, December 13th, 2008 | No Comments »

The field painters sent in a new piece: “Wings of Hope” Jim Lennox, Shickshinny, PA Painted Steel and Wood Mechanical Obama Hope Sculpture. It combines the classic Shepard Fairey’s campaign poster with a hand-built mechanics to make the wings actually flap.

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Shepard Fairey

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 | 3 Comments »

Early on, Shepard Fairey created the now famous Hope poster. During the campaign, it inspired other artists. The style has been copied and imitated over and over. Now during the final countdown, Fairly releases a new poster – obviously inspired by the first… Hopefully this election day, it inspires you.

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Lots of Downloads

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 | No Comments »

Spotted in january20th2009′s photostream: “Download any of these to make your own stickers posters… whatever. Help spread the word.” The collection contains dozens of different city and state names.

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From Lego Bricks

Saturday, September 27th, 2008 | 3 Comments »

Spotted on Ebay:”You are bidding on a very rare custom made portrait of Barack Obama as portrayed by contemporary artist and Obama supporter Shepard Fairey. A portion of the proceeds from this auction will go towards the Barack Obama / Joe Biden 2008 Presidential Campaign. Please read the entire description for details about the donation.  The portrait is made completely of Lego bricks. The cost of Lego bricks is not cheap. The reserve is set at $600. The cost of the bricks alone was about $130.”

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